AIT President Designate Dr Eden Y Woon

AIT President Designate Dr Eden Y Woon

The Board of Trustees of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has unanimously approved the AIT Presidential Search Committee (PSC) recommendation to appoint Dr. Eden Y Woon as the next AIT President, effective 1 September 2018.

The communiqué of the AIT Board of Trustees is as follows:

19 May 2018

AIT President Designate Dr. Eden Y Woon

The Board of Trustees of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) at its most recent meeting, unanimously approved the AIT Presidential Search Committee (PSC) recommendation, to appoint Dr. Eden Y Woon as the next AIT President, effective 1 September 2018.  Dr. Woon is currently Vice Chairman of Alba Group Asia (Alba Group is one of the world’s leading recycling and environmental services companies, headquartered in Berlin.

SATEL and DNWP Advanced Telecommunications Laboratory to be established at AIT

SATEL and DNWP Advanced Telecommunications Laboratory to be established at AIT

A “SATEL and DNWP Advanced Telecommunications Laboratory” will be established at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). SATEL Oy and Dedicated Network Partners (DNWP) will sponsor radio technology and transmission equipment to establish this new laboratory in the Telecommunications Program in the Department of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).

A Memorandum of Understanding to establish the laboratory was signed by Mr. Janne Kankaanpaa, Sales Manager, SATEL Oy, and Prof.

AIT announces Scholarship Recipients for August 2018

AIT announces Scholarship Recipients for August 2018

AIT has announced the names of scholarship recipients of the following scholarships for the August 2018 semester. This list will be updated regularly as the names of more scholarships are announced.

HM King's Scholarships (Non-Thai: 7 May 2018, Thai: 24 May 2018)
HM Queen's Scholarships (Non-Thai: 7 May 2018, Thai: 24 May 2018))
Loom Nam Khong Pijai (GMS) Scholarships (Non-Thai: 7 May 2018, Thai: 24 May 2018)
Vietnam Silver Jubilee Scholarships (7 May 2018)
Kurita Scholarships (14 May 2018)

Abbreviations Used:
School of Engineering and Technology: SET
School of Environment, Resources and Development: SERD
School of Management: SOM
 

HM King's Scholarships (SET & SOM)

Non-Thai Applicants

1
201808000670
Mr. Shashika Indula Sachinthaka Atapattu
Geotechnical and Earth Resources Engineering
Sri Lanka

2
201808000361
Ms. Pranita Shrestha
Computer Science
Nepal

3
201808000940
Mr. Thanirosan Krishnakumar
Structural Engineering
Sri Lanka

4
201808000750
Dhanika Chamath Gunarathna Mahipala
Mechatronics
Sri Lanka

5
201808000779
Uvini Hasara De Silva
Microelectronics and Embedded Systems
Sri Lanka

6
201808000252
Mr. Shovon Halder
Water Engineering and Management
Bangladesh

7
201808001130
Ms. Shikshya Dahal
Information Management
Nepal

8
201808001316
Ms. Nashia Ahmad Nabila
Computer Science
Bangladesh

9
201808000818
Mr. Sanjaya Dhonju Shrestha
Water Engineering and Management
Nepal

10
201808001177
Mr. Ashish Sapkota
Structural Engineering
Nepal

11
201808000955
Mr. Suyog Giri
Structural Engineering
Nepal

12
201808000875
Shreeya Bhattarai
Master of Business Administration
Nepal

13
201808000342
Nan Wel Hlaine
Master of Business Administration
Myanmar

14
201808001048
Zidni Mubarok
Master of Business Administration
Indonesia

15
201808001101
Maheswhor Shrestha
Master of Business Administration
Nepal

Thai Applicants

1
201808001010
Chananwath Sinthumongkhonchai
Structural Engineering
Thailand

2
201808001275
Kantapon Pornprasertsakul
Computer Science
Thailand

3
201808001014
Hathaichanok Chawungkrung
Computer Science
Thailand

4
201808000981
Ploykanya Jarusviriyakul
Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
Thailand

5
201808000470
Suchera Putthakosa
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Thailand

6
201808001458
Nat Hanwiboonwat
Structural Engineering
Thailand

7
201808000602
Warat Tangnararatchakit
Mechatronics
Thailand

8
201808000665
Kittisak Boonsriarporn
Structural Engineering
Thailand

9
201808000438
Tony Sermsrisuwan
Nanotechnology
Thailand

10
201808000855
Falis Mudden
Geotechnical and Earth Resources Engineering
Thailand

11
201808001217
Warayut Surasakhon
Telecommunication
Thailand

12
201808001269
Sakdinee Charoenwongsak
Transportation Engineering
Thailand

13
201808001075
Akrarade Sinsamersuk
Computer Science
Thailand

14
201808000639
Wongsakarn Inthaibool
Master of Business Administration
Thailand

15
201808000668
Jirayu Vorhandee
Master of Business Administration
Thailand

HM Queen's Scholarships (SERD)

Non-Thai Applicants

1
201808000474
Adil Ashraf
Environmental Engineering and Management
Pakistan

2
201808001033
Pragya Thapaliya
Regional and Rural Development Planning
Nepal

3
201808000133
Amit Chakraborty
Energy
Bangladesh

4
201808000941
Pallavi Shakya
Natural Resources Management
Nepal

5
201808000718
Aumio Srizan Samya
Gender and Development Studies
Bangladesh

6
201808000358
 Manita Adhikari
Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology
Nepal

7
201808000953
 Noor Ul Basar
Agricultural System & Engineering
Pakistan

Thai Applicants

1
201808000933
Niran Warin
Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management
Thailand

2
201808000907
Nutkritta Udomkittayachai
Environmental Engineering and Management
Thailand

3
201808001024
Pimonpan Phasupan
Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology
Thailand

4
201808001427
Sutinee Chao-Amonphat
Urban Environmental Management
Thailand

5
201808000482
Wanwisa Peanpitak
Energy
Thailand

6
201808001450
Methinee Phoovatis
Gender and Development Studies
Thailand

7
201808000326
Maleewan Kaewgabil
Natural Resources Management
Thailand

8
201808001119
Thitipat Rattanawith
Agribusiness Management
Thailand

GMS Scholarships

Non-Thai Applicants

1
201808000410
Mr. Nai Chhaihort
Water Engineering and Management
Cambodia

2
201808000454
 Aye Mon Aun
Environmental Engineering and Management
Myanmar

3
201808000464
Shwe Yamin Aye
Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Management
Myanmar

4
201808000574
Yoon Myat Kay Khaing
Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Management
Myanmar

5
201808001163
Su Thae Sandy Mya Tin
Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Management
Myanmar

6
201808000439
Ms. Chaw Su Lwin
Water Engineering and Management
Myanmar

7
201808000526
Swe Yi New
Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Management
Myanmar

8
2010808000865
May Pwint Phoo
Urban Environmental Management
Myanmar

9
201808000722
Ms. Su Yee Lei
Structural Engineering
Myanmar

10
201808000546
Chu Chu Myat Thwe Win
Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure Management
Myanmar

11
201808000934
 Kaung Myat San
Energy
Myanmar

12
201808001166
Aung Si Thu Thein
Natural Resources Management
Myanmar

Thai Applicants

1
201808000647
Ratchadakorn Chumkhiao
Water Engineering and Management
Thailand

2
201808001273
Nichakul Phosirikul
Environmental Engineering and Management
Thailand

3
201808000967
Pidok Kako
Energy
Thailand

 

AIT Vietnam 25th Anniversary Scholarships

Doctoral Candidates

201808000692
Ha Chi Nhat Nguyen
Environmental Engineering and Management, SERD
Vietnam

Master's Candidates

201808000575
Nguyen Dinh Tai
Mechatronics, School of Engineering and Technology, SET
Vietnam

201808000858
Le Thi Thanh Hiep
NanoTechnology, SET
Vietnam

201808001102
Mr. Nhan Thien Tran
Structural Engineering, SET
Vietnam

201808001191
Mr. Duy Van Lai
Structural Engineering, SET
Vietnam

201808000906
Yen Nhi Thi Pham
Regional and Rural Development Planning, SERD
Vietnam

201808000441
Thu Thi Thanh Pham
Gender and Development Studies, SERD
Vietnam

201808001062
Truong Dang Le
Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology, SERD
Vietnam

201808000551
Ky Le Gia
Environmental Engineering and Management, SERD
Vietnam

 

Kurita Scholarships

Master's (SET & SERD)

1
201808000938
Mr. Pasan Navoda Renuka Saputhanthri
Environmental Engineering and Management
Sri Lanka

2
201808000947
Mr. Divakar Thapaliya
Water Engineering and Management
Nepal

3
 201808001279
Ms. Nurul Pewtiwi
Natural Resources Management
Indonesia

 
Links for Scholarships

HM King's and HM Queen's: https://www.

28 Donors Honored at Gathering Studded with Diplomats and Dignitaries

28 Donors Honored at Gathering Studded with Diplomats and Dignitaries

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn was the first recipient of a specially crafted commemoration medal to honor significant contributors to the AIT Library Modernization Campaign. She was bestowed this honor on 27 April 2018 by Dr. Subin Pinkyana, Chairperson, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Board of Trustees at the inauguration of the modernized AIT Library.

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn inaugurates Modernized AIT Library

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn inaugurates Modernized AIT Library

Princess blesses the AIT Renaissance event by unveiling AIT Clock Tower and Gate
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) was blessed with auspicious royal patronage when Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn formally inaugurated the modernized AIT library,  the AIT Clock Tower, and the new AIT Gate on 27 April 2018.

At a stellar function organized in the precincts of the AIT Library, Princess Sirindhorn inaugurated the new facilities, and by the press of a button digitally unveiled two new landmarks in realtime — the Clock Tower and the new Gate.

Dr Shobhakar Dhakal is Coordinating Lead Author for IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

Dr Shobhakar Dhakal is Coordinating Lead Author for IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

Dr. Shobhakar Dhakal of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has been selected as the Coordinating Lead Author (CLA) for the Chapter on ‘Emission Trends and Drivers’  for the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Seven-hundred and twenty-one experts from 90 countries will participate in as Coordinating Lead Authors, Lead Authors, and Review Editors.

Earth Data Analytics to be AIT focus in Digital Belt and Road (DBAR)

Earth Data Analytics to be AIT focus in Digital Belt and Road (DBAR)

A focus on education and research in Earth Data Analytics will be the cornerstone of AITs’ participation in the recently inaugurated Digital Belt and Road International Center of Excellence (DBAR ICoE-Bangkok).

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is one of the four core partner institutions in the project which includes National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT), Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), and Ramkhamhaeng University Center of Regional Climate Change and Renewable Energy (RU-CORE). NRCT will serve as the administrative office.